Grateful Dead Live at Irvine Meadows on 1987-04-18
Hell In A Bucket, Sugaree, Me & My Uncle-> Mexicali Blues, West L.A. Fadeaway, Far From Me, Row Jimmy, Let It Grow-> Don't Ease Me In Iko Iko, Playin' In The Band-> Terrapin Station-> Drums-> Jam-> Gimme Some Lovin'-> Morning Dew-> Throwing Stones-> Turn On Your Love Light, E: Black Muddy River
Collection GratefulDeadBand/Artist Grateful DeadVenue Irvine MeadowsLocation Irvine, CASource Schoeps CMC 44Âs>DAT>CDRTaped by Transferred by DAT>CDR via Bad Man Brown; Seeded to etree by eD(efojr)
AUD>DAT>CDR; Schoeps CMC 44Âs; via Bad Man Brown; Seeded to etree by eD(efojr)
October 21, 2013
I think this is the best recording currently available here.
I'm often surprised at how underrated '87 shows tend to be. Although this doesn't top the rip-roaring show of the following night (but what could?), it's still excellently played all the way through (though Jerry kind of chokes out the encore), and certainly a lot better than the previous night.
September 30, 2006
I was looking for patch material for the SBD source - maybe I'll use the board to patch this. :-)
July 21, 2006
The Phantom was an F-4. The F-16 is nicknamed The Fighting Falcon. Just setting the record straight here. My Dad was a lifer pilot. You could've seen the F-16 but more likely still it was a Harrier, the favored USMC platform at El Toro.
April 17, 2006
I was at this series of three shows (Fri, Sat, Sun). I believe this is the Sunday show.
There was an Air show at El Toro Marine base, across the 5 fwy. There had been a jet crash, clogged the freeway. The parking lot was crazy with sparking energy. A couple of Phantom f-16s
swooped down to about (what seemed like) 1500 feet and did a tight screaming bank around the
parking lot and the amphitheatre.
I guess someone in the Dead sound crew sampled the sounds of those jets,because later,at a certain moment in the show they looped the jet mix into the Deads system....the squealing sound of those 5k hp turbo jets exploding out of the Dead's sourround...everybody starting looking around, over their shoulders, ducking their heads.
Then all the tapers...panicked and threw off their head phones, grabbed their ears and turned down the rec. vol on their d5s.
The show was an excellent show for 87. But the extra boost was the jets and the goofy but always mellow Irvine family.